Making data news this week: C-SPAN hosted a roundtable discussion about the FCC opening the set top box market to competition * CVS launches mobile app CVS Express, for curbside pickup * Facebook is updating its news feed to predict how long you read an article in a mobile browser * and more.
- Roundtable discussion – FCC proposal to open the set-top box market to competition
C-SPAN – April 14, 2016
- McGraw Hill Financial to Sell J.D. Power for $1.1 Billion to XIO Group
PublicNow – April 15, 2016
- You may never need to walk into a CVS again
USA Today – April 19, 2016 by Nathan Bomey
- Facebook tweaks its News Feed to factor in time spent on articles
VentureBeat – April 21, 2016 by Ken Yeung
- Better in-store attribution is here
Search Engine Land – April 21, 2016 by Mona Elesseily
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